COPA-DATA News & Articles

COPA-DATA announces Giuseppe Menin as Industry Manager for Pharmaceutical

  • News

As Industry Manager for Pharmaceuticals, Giuseppe Menin can share his industry expertise with the entire COPA-DATA Group, and will be involved in further development of the zenon Software Platform.

COPA-DATA announces redesigned Partner Community

  • News

With 240 companies being certified members and spanning more than 45 countries, the COPA-DATA Partner Community (CDPC) has a global footprint.

Making Way for Customization and Automation in Automotive Manufacturing

  • Feature

By Lee Sullivan, COPA-DATA UK According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, automotive manufacturing fell by 11 per cent last summer. Among the reasons cited for this decrease was growing demand for customization

The Year of Decentralization: Energy trends heading into 2019

  • Feature

By Jürgen Resch, COPA-DATA As the EU sets the pace in the global race against climate change, this article forecasts the key trends for energy in 2019, which will reaffirm Europe's position in the global renewable energy market.

3 Predictions for Industrial Manufacturing Trends in 2019

  • Feature

By Stefan Reuther, COPA-DATA Industry 4.0, the Fourth Industrial Revolution or the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Regardless of the phrase used to describe digitalization in manufacturing, there’s no denying that a shift has already taken place. This article gives three predictions for industrial automation in 2019 — no buzzwords included.

COPA-DATA and Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories announce expansion of collaboration

  • News

Entering the fifth year of collaboration, SEL looks to expand zenon’s SCADA capabilities in more upcoming power management applications.

Staying Secure in the Smart Era: 3 Rules for Cyber Security

  • Feature

By Lee Sullivan, COPA-DATA UK One of the biggest challenges for manufacturers is choosing from the range of products and services available to protect against these crimes. This article offers three cyber security rules that manufacturers should abide by when selecting vendors.

COPA-DATA helps Novarc Technologies enhance HMI software

  • Case Study

zenon’s application as an HMI gives SWR operators flexibility to set welding parameters. This is a requirement for the environment in which SWR is designed, as almost every job requires some level of customization.

Improving Manufacturing with Predictive Analytics

  • Feature

By Stefan Reuther, COPA-DATA Research by IndustryWeek shows that equipment failure is the cause of 42 per cent of unplanned downtime. This article explains how to leverage predictive analytics to reduce factory downtime and increase business competitiveness.

How Digital Twins are Changing the Energy Industry

  • Feature

By Martyn Williams, COPA-DATA UK Improved operations, a reduction in unplanned outages and better managed variations in market conditions — it's the idyllic aim of power leaders across the globe, but how is the digital twin concept making this goal a reality?